Ictitherium Wagner 1848 (hyaena)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

Parent taxon: Hyaenidae according to L. Werdelin and S. Peigne 2010

See also Carroll 1988, Ginsburg 1977, Kurten 1968, Kurtén 1982 and Roussiakis and Theodorou 2003

Sister taxa: Allohyaena, Belbus, Chasmaporthetes, Crocuta, Euryboas, Hyaena, Hyaenictis, Hyaenictitherium, Hyaeninae, Hyaenotherium, Ictitheriinae, Ikelohyaena, Leecyaena, Lycaena, Lycyaena, Lycyaenops, Pachycrocuta, Palinhyaena, Parahyaena, Pliocrocuta, Plioviverrops, Proteles, Thalassictis, Tungurictis

Subtaxa: Ictitherium pannonicum Ictitherium sivalense

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Type: Ictitherium viverrinum

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of China (2 collections), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Chad (1), China (13), France (1), Greece (5), Kenya (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Moldova (4), Morocco (1), Spain (1), Tajikistan (2), Turkey (4), Ukraine (5)

Total: 46 collections including 59 occurrences

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